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Hollywood intersection renamed in honor of Peruvian singer

Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — A Hollywood intersection has been dedicated as Yma Sumac Square in honor of the record-setting Peruvian singer and one of...

Kelly Clarkson receives star on Walk of Fame

Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Sept. 19 honoring Kelly Clarkson, who has sold more than...

‘The Great Jheri Curl Debate’ explores cultural issues

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Black Americans and Korean-Americans have an uneasy history. Tensions between the two groups began in the 1980s. Elements of the conflict can...

Jefferson High concert pays homage to Central Avenue

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Jefferson High School is located in an area of Los Angeles that was once a music mecca...

Mexican band receives star on Walk of Fame

Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Sept. 7 honoring Los Huracanes Del Norte in connection with...

THE Q&A: Wilkins leads the way as Hollywood Bowl conductor

By Darlene Donloe Contributing Writer Most little boys dream of being a fireman, a policeman, an astronaut or Power Ranger when they grow up. Not Thomas Wilkins....

Singer Avril Lavigne receives Walk of Fame star

Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Aug. 31 honoring eight-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne in connection...

Opera star Pavarotti receives posthumous star on Walk of Fame

Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled Aug. 24 posthumously honoring legendary opera singer Luciano Pavarotti. James Conlon,...

Cities honor late Mexican singing star Vicente Fernandez

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — The City Council finalized the renaming of a Boyle Heights street east of Mariachi Plaza after Mexican singer Vicente...

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